tan2 =
t + an2

surname Tan | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

tan2 =
t + an2

to speak / to talk / to converse / to chat / to discuss | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Tecumseh ate too much in Anchor Inn and wants to leave, but the entrance is blocked by a very modern talking advertising column. The advertising is talking a lot of nonsense and Tecumseh would just have to request it to step aside, but he ate too much and his itis is so strong that he can't even talk. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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yan2 =
y + an2

flame / inflammation / -itis | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Mnemonic symbol: As I just learned "itis" is the feeling you get after eating too much. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting


Maud Younger ate too much just inside Anchor Inn. She's sleeping so hard that she doesn't even wake up from the fire which is spreading fast. - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 1 year ago | add a painting



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huo3 =
hu + o3

surname Huo | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

huo3 =
hu + o3

fire / urgent / ammunition / fiery or flaming / internal heat (Chinese medicine) / hot (popular) / classifier for military units (old) | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Helga Horse and Neanderthal Man are starting a fire in Olavinlinna Castle with two large petal leaves. - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting



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ren2 =
r + (e)n2

man / person / people / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

Robinson Crusoe (r-) has just entered the Forbidden City (-en2), when he suddenly meets Neanderthal Man (人). Neanderthal Man offers him a banana (丿), but Robinson Crusoe doesn't trust the present and pokes it with a finger (㇏). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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丿
+
丿
pie3 =
pi + e3

radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 4) / see 撇[pie3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of 丿

Pocahontas (pi-) is watching a giant banana (丿) inside the Erectheion (-e3). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago
Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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丿
+
xx5

character component without inherent meaning / see 捺 | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

It's a finger! - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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zhu3 =
zhu + Ø3

"dot" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 3) / see also 點|点[dian3] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character shall be represented by a petal leaf when appearing in other characters. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago

George Giant Squid is trying out two petal leafs as eyebrows in the space station. - Mnemonic by Matthias, almost 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago


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yan2 =
y + an2

"speech" or "words" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 149) / see also 言字旁[yan2 zi4 pang2] | add a mnemonic for this meaning of

This character looks like a big "i" (like in information), and I'll represent it by an advertising column.

Maud Younger (y) gives a speech (讠) standing on top of an advertising column (讠) just inside the Anchor Inn's entrance (an2). - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting


Stroke order

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is not a component of another character.

is the simplified version of .

HSK level: 4

Pronunciation: Gorodish elements and their mnemonics (what's this?)

t

Tecumseh, leader of the Shawnee - Mnemonic by Matthias, over 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
almost 3 years ago
an2

Just inside the entrance of Anchor Inn - Mnemonic by Matthias, about 3 years ago | add a painting

Image by Matthias,
about 3 years ago

Words with


tan2

pan4
to negotiate / negotiation / talks / conference / CL:個|个[ge4] (HSK level 5)

qia4

tan2
to discuss (HSK level 6)

tan2

xin1
to have a heart-to-heart chat

tan2

pan4

zhuo1
conference table

tan2

tan2
to discuss / to have a chat

wu2

ji1

zhi1

tan2
complete nonsense (idiom)

jiao1

tan2
to discuss / to converse / chat / discussion

qi2

tan2
odd story / exotic tale / fig. ridiculous argument

cu4

xi1

tan2

xin1
to sit side-by-side and have a heart-to-heart talk (idiom)

he2

ping2

tan2

pan4
peace negotiations

tan2

ji2
to talk about / to mention

jian4

tan2
entertaining in conversation

pan1

tan2
to chat

fan4

fan4

er2

tan2
to speak in general terms

hun4

wei2

yi1

tan2
to confuse one thing with another (idiom); to muddle

xian2

tan2
variant of 閒談|闲谈[xian2 tan2]

shang1

tan2
confer / discuss / engage in talks

xian2

tan2
to chat

tan2

tian1

shuo1

di4
to talk endlessly / talking of anything under the sun

mi4

tan2
commune / private discussion

he2

tan2
peace talks

kua1

kua1

qi2

tan2
to talk big / to sound off / bombastic / grandiloquent

kan3

kan3

er2

tan2
to speak frankly with assurance

kong1

tan2
prattle / idle chit-chat

tan2

qing2

shuo1

ai4
to discuss passion and talk of love (idiom); to express love with terms of endearment / billing and cooing

zuo4

tan2

hui4
conference / symposium / rap session

tan2

tu3
style of conversation

tan2

dao4
to refer to / to speak about / to talk about

tan2

hua4
talk / conversation / CL:次[ci4]

xiao4

tan2
object of ridicule / laughingstock / to laugh over sth / to make light chat

tan2

bu5

shang4
to be out of the question

yan2

tan2
discourse / words / utterance / what one says / manner of speech

tan2

lun4
to discuss / to talk about

mian4

tan2
face-to-face meeting / an interview

zhi3

shang4

tan2

bing1
lit. military tactics on paper (idiom) / fig. theoretical discussion that is worse than useless in practice / armchair strategist / idle theorizing / cf Zhao Kuo 趙括|赵括 leading an army of 400,000 to total annihilation at battle of Changping 長平之戰|长平之战 in 260 BC

zuo4

tan2
to have an informal discussion / CL:次[ci4],個|个[ge4]

chang4

tan2
to chat / a long talk / verbose / to talk freely to one's heart's content

hui4

tan2
talks / discussions / CL:次[ci4]
访
fang3

tan2
to visit and discuss / to interview

gao1

tan2

kuo4

lun4
to harangue / loud arrogant talk / to spout

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